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Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Ghaziabad area


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Curfew was relaxed for five hours Monday in Ghaziabad's Masuri area where six people were killed in police firing three days ago and the kin of ... Read more...

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Delhi sets up task force for regularization of colonies


September 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday said it has set up a task force to deal with matters relating to regularization of 895 unauthorized colonies."The government is ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav to visit Agra


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will be in the Taj city Sep 10 with his wife Dimple to pray at the shrine of Sheikh Salim ... Read more...

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Saving Mughal-era ponds in Agra


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) With Agra losing its Mughal-era ponds to builders and a court issuing an order to save them, a citizen's group, using Google Maps and land records, ... Read more...

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Nashik open university launches web radio


September 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) has launched its interactive live web radio from a studio in the sprawling 150-acre campus in Nashik, an ... Read more...

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Six killed in house collapse incidents in Jammu


August 25th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least six people were killed Saturday in incidents of house collapse across Jammu region due to heavy rains, officials said.Over half a dozen houses in ... Read more...

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Senior Rajasthan official held for corruption


August 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 17 (IANS) A senior Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) officer was Friday booked on charges of alleged corruption during land acquisition by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for stripping, beating eloping couple


July 24th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Eight people of a village caste council in Rajasthan's Udaipur district were arrested Monday, a day after they publicly beat and stripped a married woman and ... Read more...

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Eight IAS officials transferred in UP


July 20th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) late Thursday, including two divisional commissioners.According to the appointments department, K. Ravindra Nayak, divisional commissioner ... Read more...

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Over 350 booked after Haryana farmers-cops clash


July 17th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 17 (IANS) More than 350 people were booked Tuesday after villagers clashed with police and vandalised government offices in Haryana's Rewari district, 55 km from here, a day ... Read more...

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Villagers shun Chhattisgarh ‘carnage’ probe


July 14th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) The T.P. Sharma judicial commission, probing the killings of two people in police action in four Chhattisgarh villages, completed its two-day sitting but without recording statements ... Read more...

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Oil tankers in Jammu and Kashmir call off strike


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) The Oil Tankers Association Wednesday called off the indefinite strike across Jammu and Kashmir after the administration approved compensation to the family of a tanker ... Read more...

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Homeopathy, fish to take on encephalitis in UP?


June 30th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Even as a worried Uttar Pradesh government is combating the outbreak of encephalitis that has claimed 117 lives in the last one month in the eastern ... Read more...

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Sacred relics saved from Srinagar shrine fire displayed


June 27th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) The holy relics of 11th century Muslim saint, Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, were displayed to the media by their custodian in Srinagar Wednesday, setting at rest ... Read more...

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Normalcy slowly returning to Srinagar


June 27th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) Life in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar, especially in the uptown areas, started returning to normal Wednesday with educational institutions, markets and public transport operating ... Read more...

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Kashmir shrine gutted, probe ordered (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The revered Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar was gutted Monday, sparking protest by angry youths. An official said the holy relic of the 11th century ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to provide adequate security for rail project


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh authorities Saturday assured the railways of providing adequate security for the 95-km-long Dalli-Rajhara-Raoghat stretch, which falls in Naxal-dominated areas, and asked it to begin work ... Read more...

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Himachal deity gets back role in Dussehra festival


May 19th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) A deity of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh has got justice in the state's high court which told the administration not to bar its participation ... Read more...

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IAS officer suspended in Punjab over land deal


May 8th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday ordered suspension of a senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and five revenue department officials in connection with a controversial land deal ... Read more...

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Rescuers struggle to save buried workers in Punjab (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 17 (IANS) Rescuers Tuesday raced against time in Punjab's Jalandhar city to save the lives of dozens of garment workers who were trapped under the debris of a ... Read more...

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Industrialist held after factory collapse leaves six dead


April 17th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 17 (IANS) Prominent industrialist Sheetal Vij has been arrested after a factory building owned by him collapsed, leaving at least six workers dead and many trapped under ... Read more...

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Jalandhar factory collapse kills two, probe ordered (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 16 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday evening ordered an inquiry into the collapse of the building of a blanket factory here late Sunday night which left two ... Read more...

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Rs.500 crore plan for holy Goverdhan hill


April 12th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Goverdhan (Uttar Pradesh), April 12 (IANS) Goverdhan hill, which Lord Krishna's devotees consider one of their holiest shrines, is all set for a Rs.500 crore makeover.Mathura district authorities have drawn ... Read more...

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Shifting of officials continues in UP


March 31st, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Continuing its bureaucratic reshuffling, the Uttar Pradesh government Friday shifted nine Indian Administrative Service (IAS), eight Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, 25 Provincial Civil Service (PCS) ... Read more...

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Wah Taj! Unique project on monument to be launched soon


March 21st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 22 (IANS) A unique project to present the 17th century marble wonder, the Taj Mahal in its varied dimensions is being jointly launched by Uttar Pradesh Tourism and ... Read more...

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Windstorm causes widespread damage across Kashmir Valley (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) A nightlong windstorm blew away hundreds of rooftops, uprooted an even greater number of trees and threw the Valley's electric power supply system haywire, prompting the ... Read more...

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150-km car rally to be held as part of Agra Mahotsav


March 10th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 10 (IANS) A 150-km car rally will be organised here next weekend as part of the annual "Taj Mahotsav" festival which starts March 16, the organisers said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Quake mock-drills in Delhi Wednesday


February 13th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Mock-drills will be conducted Wednesday to test Delhi's disaster response mechanism in the event of a high-intensity earthquake, an official said."It will be the first ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 stranded passengers ferried by IAF (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) More than 1,200 tourists and locals stranded in Jammu and Srinagar due to bad weather were Saturday airlifted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) between the ... Read more...

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IAF sorties between Srinagar and Jammu begin (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) began flying sorties between Srinagar and Jammu with two flights leaving Srinagar airport Saturday afternoon carrying passengers stranded here due to ... Read more...

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IAF sorties for stranded passengers in Jammu and Kashmir


January 20th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday announced it is making special arrangements of Indian Air Force (IAF) sorties for airlifting stranded passengers between this summer capital ... Read more...

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Taj fest postponed due to polls, Agra seethes with anger


January 10th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 10 (IANS) The annual 10-day Taj Mahotsav, which figures prominently on international tourism calendars, has been postponed from Feb 18 to March 16 in view of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Ajit Pawar, Pune mayor get notices for violating poll code


January 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, Jan 6 (IANS) Maharashtra's State Election Commission (SEC) Friday issued notices to Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and Pune Mayor Mohansingh Rajpal, both from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), ... Read more...

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Agra fest postponement upsets tourism industry


January 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 1 (IANS) The Agra district administration plans to postpone the annual 10-day Taj Mahotsava cultural extravaganza from February to a future date due to the Uttar Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Wanted: Good Samaritans to adopt Agra schools!


November 29th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 29 (IANS) An experiment to rope in activists, businessmen and educational professionals to 'adopt' - or, in other words, monitor and review the running of - government-run ... Read more...

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